In this role, you have the opportunity to
Philips Costa Rica has an exciting opportunity to join our Manufacturing Engineering Group within Image Guided Therapy Devices (IGT-D) as a Manufacturing Engineer.
The Manufacturing Engineering team is a dynamic group of individuals with diverse strengths working together to continuously deliver solutions to meet the needs of our production customers.
Successful engineers on our team are intensely curious, able to dig deep for root cause, analyze objectively, draw logical conclusions, follow through quickly to deliver solutions and communicate well.
We seek passionate people with a positive mental attitude who can interact with ease within and outside our team to develop and deliver win-win solutions.
Our daily work includes both sustaining and project work; we strive to complete the types of projects that remove the need for sustaining work improving safety, quality, output, reducing costs and eliminating scrap.
Frequently we must dig deep into problems to fully understand root cause and implement solutions that will prevent reoccurrence.
The Manufacturing Engineer will be expected to organize investigations, pursue a logical course of inquiry, be able to collect and analyze data and see patterns / trends, design controlled experiments and analyze the results of those experiments to make rational conclusions about courses of action.
You are responsible for
Manufacturing Engineers also serve as leaders of our process technicians and therefore, we seek people who enjoy working with and developing others.
Daily sustaining work includes troubleshooting and developing solutions for various processes that vary from very simple processes, to difficult manual operations, to automated machinery with HMI interfaces, all working to produce devices with a diameter not much larger than a few hairs, but more than a meter long.
Some examples of processes include overmolding machinery, laser ablation, simple mechanical machines, temperature controllers, PLC’s, HMI’s, motion controllers, packaging and sealing pouches and trays, cleaning equipment such as ultrasonic baths, and complex custom testing equipment integrated with software, and more.
Process validation and verification work is frequently required knowledge of Master Validation Plans, IQ, OQ, PQ, Software validation, test method validation, gage R&R, a clear understanding of FDA’s QSR and cGMP, and a good grounding in statistics is instrumental to success.
Our team uses the Agile Scrum methodology to set the course of our biweekly work. Together with our production customers, we prioritize the highest value solutions from our storehouse of improvement ideas and then plan our work in 2-week sprints and work together to achieve what we commit to.
This methodology is ideal for high output, energetic, positive contributors who like to feel part of a winning team delivering just what the customer wants.
We care deeply about our customers, both internal and external, and strive to continuously improve our products and processes.
We are eager to find teammates who are excited by this atmosphere and the opportunity to make a big difference in the lives of patients.
The results of your efforts in technical and process innovation will help manufacture disposable medical devices that save lives and limbs!
You are a part of
A leading health technology company with a multinational workforce of approximately 77,000 employees and globally present with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Good English Skills are necessary.
Four-year graduated engineering career required. Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics, Biomedical or Chemical Engineering preferred.
Typical experience required is 3-6 years as an Engineer in a related field. Medical Device experience preferred.
Statistical analysis skill set is desired.
An understanding of process validation relating to medical device regulations is preferred.
A demonstrated ability to plan and run projects is highly desired.
In return, we offer you
In order to develop your full potential, we will offer you the flexibility, encouragement and opportunities to keep you inspired and engaged.
After all, working at Philips is more than a job. It is an experience full of amazing moments that will transform you in a lasting and positive way, since together we can improve the world.
Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.